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Location: 

Coventry, GB

Commercial Accountant

Lear Corporation is ranked #147 on the Fortune 500 with world-class products designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of talented employees. As a leading supplier of automotive seating and electrical, Lear serves its customers with global capabilities while maintaining individual commitment. With headquarters in Southfield, Michigan, Lear maintains 261 locations in 39 countries around the globe and employs approximately 169,000 employees. Lear is traded under the symbol [LEA] on the New York Stock Exchange.

 

 

We are looking for a Commercial Accountant to join us in our world class facility in Coventry.
The Commercial Accountant's responsibilities will include providing commercial accounting information compatible with Lear Systems to agreed deadlines and to support the Financial Controller in the areas of financial reports preparation and financial analysis with regards to the margin of current programmes.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Management and analysis of sales self billing data including retro adjustments
  • Cost of sales analysis / product margins, reconciliations to GL
  • Forecasting future margins for the plant and by programme
  • Control over the selling price table
  • Weekly activity reporting – KPIs for management
  • Production analyses and associated margins
  • Month end assistance including journal preparation
  • Manage Manual Invoicing Process
  • Coordinate Commercial Issues Meeting with Commercial
  • Reconciling and Reporting 1PPV
  • Assist the Financial Controller in all aspects of corporate and internal reporting to ensure adherence to timetables and financial integrity.
  • Take part in SOX aspects (self audit, IQA and narratives)

 

 

KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

Required

  

  • Excellent IT skills especially Excel
  • ERP systems knowledge and skill/ experience
  • Internal control/ audit experience

 

 Preferred

      

  • Complex-Manufacturing experience
  • Automotive experience
  • BPCS experience
  • SOX experience
  • Good working knowledge of IBM iSeries (AS400) and AS400Query

     

Required Qualifications

  • CIMA or ACCA Qualified